Grande Dame of British pop, Elton John has announced today that he is retiring. The star will reportedly retire from touring after nearly 50 years – but it’s not the first time Elton’s quit the stage.
Record-lovers in downtown Vancouver were treated to a glimpse of music royalty on Thursday when the Rocket Man himself stopped by a couple of shops to look for, what else, music.
On July 13th 1985, Elton John re-signed with MCA Records in America, his five-album deal being worth $8 million, the biggest advance in history at the time. Story credit: thisdayinmusic.com Photo credit: fineartamerica.com
Elton John is set to play the Budwiser Gardens in London this coming September. Announced Thursday morning with tickets going on sale Monday, June 13th at 10 a.m.